Immigration Legal Program

How to schedule a Consultation with the Immigration Legal Services Team at CARECEN SF

  1. To schedule a legal consultation, please call our main office Monday – Friday, 9am — 11am. 
  2. Call our main office at (415) 642-4400 and dial “0” to speak with our receptionist and ask for a legal consultation. 
  3. In case we are not able to answer your call, please leave a voicemail with the following information:
  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Brief explanation for your call
  • Repeat your message twice

Our Legal Team will reach out as soon as possible. We ask that you be patient as we receive a high volume of calls.

We advocate and work to protect and expand the rights of all the people who migrate!

By helping to adjust immigration status for all who are eligible, our work positively impacts the community we serve, increasing economic self-sufficiency and leveling the field for a successful and healthy integration into this country. Our goal is to empower the community of people who migrate to counter xenophobic attacks and discrimination through education about local, state, and federal laws designed to protect individuals and families regardless of their immigration status.


Legal Consultation

Each immigration case presents its own challenges. Our Immigration Legal Program staff can assess the details of your individual circumstance and provide expert advice regarding how to move forward.

Processing Of Documents and Applications

Administering the correct paperwork pertaining to your case is an important part of navigating the legal system. Our legal experts can assist you in processing the proper forms and documents and make sure they go to the correct immigration authority in a timely manner.

Legal Representation In Immigration Court And USCIS

Having a legal expert with you at the time of your court appointment can be crucial. At CARECEN SF, our attorneys and paralegals are committed to representing our immigrant community when the time calls for it.

Know Your Rights Education

Empowering our community is part of our Mission at CARECEN SF. We are dedicated to providing you with the latest updates about immigration law. In doing so, we produce educational videos, workshops, webinars, seminars, and forums to educate the immigrant community of the Bay Area.

Additional Services

  • Renewal of legal permanent status
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Family visa petitions
  • Consular process
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • T and U Visas
  • Violence Against Women Act
  • Adjustment of status
  • Asylum
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • 601 waivers

And many other services

Who Benefits from our services?

  • Low-income individuals and families
  • Monolingual and/or bi-lingual Spanish/English speakers
  • Long-term and recently arrived community of people who migrate

Through advocacy we:

Hours of operation

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Drop-in legal consultations only between 9am–12pm.
First-come, first-served basis